Canyon Del Oro 62, Pueblo 0
The Dorados (9-0, 3-0) are now ranked #1 in Arizona among 4A-I teams, and have won 23 games in a row.
Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries Friday. Jason McBrayer completed six of his eight passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns.
McBrayer, who finished with 59 yards rushing, opened the scoring with a 20-yard touchdown run, then fired a 55-yard touchdown pass to Quintin Kime to make it 14-0 in the first quarter.
A 25-yard touchdown pass to Blake Martinez gave the Dorados a 21-0 lead in the second quarter.
Carey, who scored on runs of 40 and four yards, returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown.
The Dorados, who posted their first shutout of the season, got a 45-yard interception return for a touchdown by Cody Parrish. Defensively, the Dorados have now held their opponents to seven points or less seven times.
Martinez has a team-leading five quarterback sacks. He also leads the Dorados in tackles and assists.
The Dorados have a bye this week. Next Friday, they'll close out their season at Sabino, the team they defeated in the state title game in 2009.
Pusch Ridge 58, San Carlos 0
The Lions (7-1, 6-0) recorded their fifth shutout of the season. San Carlos managed to complete one pass.
Tyler Vance came back from a concussion to net 107 yards rushing, 225 all-purpose yards, and three touchdowns. He had scoring runs of 40 and 60 yards, and rounded out the scoring with a 90-yard kickoff return.
"Our blocking was phenomenal," said coach Bob Vance. "Everyone was doing his job, and doing it right. Eric Hawkins had one of the best blocking games I've ever seen."
On senior night, their were plenty of stars for the Lions. Andrew Stanton gained 74 yards rushing on six carries, while Joe Abrams was three for 53 yards and scored two touchdowns. Josh Mendibles carried five times for 46 yards. Chad Springetti made all eight of his extra points. Tyler Goodwillie threw three passes, completing two of them for touchdowns.
With a win at Ray on Friday, the Lions would finish unbeaten in regional play for the third straight year. Tyler Vance, Tyler Goodwillie, and Springetti have been on the varsity for all three years.
The Lions look to host their first playoff game next Friday, Nov. 5. They currently rank seventh in the 2A power rankings.
Salpointe 28, Mountain View 7
The Mountain Lions (3-5, 2-2) were tied 7-7 with powerhouse Salpointe just before halftime.
A 67-yard Salpointe touchdown pass made it 14-7 right before half. When a Mountain Lion bobbled the second-half kickoff, the Lancers recovered and scored on the short field, taking a 21-7 lead early in the third. The Mountain Lions were driving in the fourth quarter, still trailing 21-7, but a fourth down pass in Salpointe territory was called incomplete.
"We played well," said coach Justin Argraves. "Our playoffs start this week versus Buena. Then, we need to beat Ironwood Ridge (in the finale)."
Aaron Noel gained 44 yard rushing, and had a good game on both sides of the ball, according to Argraves. Rayvean Moore caught five passes for 62 yards.
The Mountain Lions host Buena this Friday for Homecoming.
Desert View 51, Marana 18
The Tigers (1-7, 0-2) fell behind 30-0 at halftime, then battled back to score three touchdowns in the second half.
Derek Wengert caught a 50-yard touchdown pass from Addin Soto. In the fourth quarter, Soto completed a 69-yard touchdown pass to Eric Gibbs, and Davon Roebuck scored on a 2-yard run.
Soto was 13 for 27 for 193 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. Gibbs had four catches for 114 yards. Joseph Baldwin caught a pass for 48 yards.
This week, the Tigers travel to Sahuaro.